Opportunity

I’m not waiting for another opportunity. I am not waiting for a chance to make it big in life, strike it rich, or become famous. The truth is that I am famous to God. Being known and adored by God is the most elevated position in the universe. I’m already at the pinnacle of success, […]

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 I’m Done Waiting

I’m done with waiting for my next encounter. I’m going to give thanks for everything I consume and everything I partake of and everything I engage with as though they were each different expressions of God saying directly to me: “I love you.” I refuse to live like a love-starved beggar. I am not love-poor. […]

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Detox Agents

“Wow, this is deep,” I mused. I find myself enraptured by the words I read on the screen, when the inevitable moment arrives: I disagree with the author. “No, that’s a horrible way to look at it. This is exactly the mindset that irritates me about people today.” Then I remember a crucial detail: I’m […]

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Twilight

To me, there’s something mysterious about the period of day we know as twilight. It doesn’t matter whether it’s the morning twilight or the evening twilight, because both represent hope to me. Something about having the sun below the horizon yet still radiating its light across the sky gives me assurance that there is still […]

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Withered

On one of my many pilgrimages from my apartment to the library, I came across this sight: This branch was dead. The first word that came to my mind was “withered.” I think it reflected my current feelings of my spiritual life. I felt like I was withering. In the past, when I felt like […]

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Hunger

Closeness with God can be a difficult, ever changing thing. It’s never because He changes, but always because we change. Change. I hate it and love it at the same time. It’s what happens as we renew our minds and bring our lives into alignment with the reality of our new natures in Christ. We […]

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